Tax squeeze on high earners

The SSIA move has made the headlines, but the real meat of the Finance Bill is the tightening up on tax schemes for the wealthy. Some of the anti-avoidance steps taken could prove controversial, writes Cliff Taylor.

4th February, 2006

The SSIA move has made the headlines, but the real meat of the Finance Bill is the tightening up on tax schemes for the wealthy. Some of the anti-avoidance steps taken could prove controversial, writes Cliff Taylor.

The pre-publicity may have been all about the measures to encourage low earners to put their SSIA money into pensions. But the real action of Finance Bill 2006 is in new anti-avoidance measures.

New rules limiting the gains for...

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